Dáithí Sproule and Little Windows
(Julee Glaub Weems and Mark Weems)
A Mid-Winter Concert, sponsored by the NC School of Traditional Music
An evening of Irish songs, poetry, stories and tunes
with a hint of Appalachia
WHEN: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm
WHERE: Pleasant Green Community Center,
3012 Pleasant Green Rd, Durham, NC 27705
TICKETS $15 general admission / $12 for students of NC School of Traditional Music
****PLEASE bring a snack to share and BYOB if you are so inclined.
Julee is the Coordinator of Traditional Song Week at the Swannanoa Gathering in the beautiful mountains just east of Asheville, NC., and we will both be there as staff members. This year, among many other great talents, we will be welcoming 60's folksinger and songwriter Tom Paxton, NPR's Thistle & Shamrock host Fiona Ritchie, and Ranger Doug of Riders In the Sky and The Time Jumpers! Please visit www.swangathering.com for more info.
Folk Music Kids Camp!
Mark & Julee host Folk Music Summer Camp for Kids 2015. June 22-26, 2015. Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - noon. Ages 5-12. Instructors: Mark & Julee Weems of NC School of Traditional Music. Cost: $150. Financial aid and sibling discounts available, please ask! A minimum payment of $50 is required to hold your space in this camp. Introduce your children to the wonderful world of traditional music from America, Ireland, and Scotland. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of various instruments and learn to sing fun traditional songs. There will be banjos, guitars, fiddles, bodhrans (Irish Drums), mountain dulcimers, and an upright bass. We will also throw in some dancing, telling of Irish Fairy Tales and Appalachian Jack Tales, mime, and historical children창€™s games. Please bring snacks and water. Cost: $150 To register go to: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eak65ook9e6872ef&llr;=dakdkwkab
Held at the Appomattox Courthouse National Park in Appomattox, Va. Mark helped create the Convergence two years ago, and it is quickly becoming the premiere annual gathering for folks interested in early banjo history, learning antebellum banjo technique, and jamming with others. Period dress (1840's - 1860's) is encouraged though not required.
Scottish Cape Breton Fiddling, Piping, and Keyboard. Thursday 16 Durham NC Pleasant Green Community Center • 3012 Pleasant Green Rd 7:00 pm Tickets: $15 general admission / $12 for students of NC School of Traditional Music 919 477 2780 or email Juleeglaub@aol.com or firstname.lastname@example.org